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Nov 28, 2012 12:00am PST
, the nine justices that occupy its chambers carry a heavy responsibility. they have the final say on the law of the land. the principles and idea that guide their decisions are the subject of heated debate. justice antonin scalia is the longest serving justice currently on the court, he is the leading voice for a conservative judicial philosophy known as textualism, some talk about it as originalism. it asserts that laws must be interpreted as they were understood by the men who wrote them. in 2006, justice elena kagan, then the dean of hear extraordinary law school, scalia's alma mater says he is the justice who has had the most important impact over the years on how we think and talk about law. he originally coauthored a new book, it is called reading law, the interpretation of legal text. i am very honored to have justice scalia back on this program. so the first book was about arguing, how to make the case arguing the case. this is called reading law, the interpretation of legal text written brian a. garner -- >> as the earlier book was. >> rose: exactly. so what did you hope to accompl
Nov 27, 2012 12:00am PST
. and the tax law in many cases is not progressive. i think the tax law should be progressive. i think that when people make $15 or $20 million or $200 million and pay a 10% rate i think something should be done about that. >> rose: then people step forward and say well, that's because most of the income comes from dividends which is taxed at a lower rate. >> they would probably say most of it comes from capital gains and it taxed at a lower rate. >> rose: i mean capital gains. >> this just makes sure people who have really high incomes pay at the a rate that the people next door to them are. >> rose: if you had automatic powers to establish what the tax rate should be both for capital gains and ordinary income, what would you set it at? >> well, i would probably have -- i would probably feel that capital gains should be at least at the 25% level and i would -- and dividends should be as ordinary income and i would have a more progressive tax system than we have. but since the lobbyists and the lawyers for the rich are so good at getting around these things i would have a minimum tax so no matte
Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
care. i'm going to transform government. i'm going to transform law." or in this case "i'm going to transform marketing." so we have the chance of performing the kind of innovation and software development that we've gotten good at in the computer industry for computer applications and applying much more broadly. this is a big change in the computer industry itself and this is a very big change in many industries that are being -- essentially effected or transformed. retail is a big one. right now in the process of -- software is eating retail and marketing is right for it and there's a huge progress in software base marketing in the last 20 years. but there's another big innovation that is right to happen right now. which is marketing becoming a software becoming enabled and powered through applications. >> so what would you most like mark? i'll begin with you. people in this audience who come here marketing as advertising geniuses to understand about the revolution that you know a whole lot about? what is your take away from what you have to say? >> i think it's -- we're on the
Nov 21, 2012 12:00am PST
the privilege of working with my daughter and my son-in-law, it is a departure in that it is stylistically difference and has no narration which we have been, i think gratefully dependent on all of these years and it works that way, and yet it is not a departure, in that we have been dealing and we have been talking about this for 20 years, about race in america, and what it means, whether it is you you in jazz, whether it is heroic in baseball and jackie robinson, whether it is the civil war or jack johnson and having to do with the darker, underbelly of it in this country. it is the sub theme of american life you can't the help but bump into if you are going to scratch the surface of just about anything. >> rose: this is one chapter in a long history of america of race. >> and it is what drew sarah in and i think, you know, it is what continually interests me. >> rose: will this change your life in terms of what you might want to do with your life? >> well, yeah, i mean, we are already begun or next project, collaborating on another film so -- >> rose: the two of you have? >> yes. and da
Nov 23, 2012 12:00am PST
, yes, i did, although i was working part-time at the, the law was you could earn up to a very small amount a week without forfeiting housing benefit which was the thing that was keeping us home so i worked up to that amount, i had a clerical job in a church at one point, so -- and then i was teaching, but we were still existing partly on benefits, i couldn't wholly support us and then the miracle happened. harry was published, and we really didn't look back after a few months, it changed my life. but that period, that period of my life was a formative experience for me, and it shaped my world view, and it always will shape my world view. the experience of having been part of a mass of people who are very voiceless, the experience of being scapegoated and stigmatized because that was the political climate at that time, really has colored my world view ever since and i don't think i will ever lose that. >> define what you mean, i think i know what you mean by world view. >> in that, it is a frightening experience to become a statistic, to almost fall off the radar of what people think
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